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at these numbers. 65 degrees at reagan, 66 in dulles. bwi thurgood marshall kicked in at 63 degrees. it was a mild day, pleasant day. here is what we are looking at right now, temperature wise. 43 in gaithersburg, 43 in baltimore, 42 degrees at dulles and 44 in martinsburg. a ridge of high pressure is moving out but we have a ridge of high pressure north of us and that will allow the warm air to move through our region. look at the division in the country. ahead of this, that's where the warmer air is settling and we'll benefit from that as we head into the course of tomorrow and see our temperatures rise. here is the ridge that will head out. the rim will be light pushing from the south on sunday. a little gusty on monday but they'll continue to boost our temperatures as we head to near 70 degrees. so tomorrow, by mid day, expect it to be about 65 degrees. we're going to see plenty of sunshine, perfect for veterans day because there's lots of outdoor activity and lots of parades that you get to enjoy as we celebrate our veterans. here is a look at the fox 5 seven-day forecast. warm day at 69 degr
hershorn. >> not bad for this friday morning. here we are at the dulles interchange, 28. route 28 is a little east of dulles airport, looking pretty good. 270 at 109, no problems. looks good through frederick county and madera county and down to the lane divide, and looking good even after that. in virginia, 66 near glebe road, everything looks good. 395 north of duke street, up to the 14th street bridge, no problems. everything is open. looks good all the way up to and across the 14th street bridge to the southeast and southwest freeway. starting off well on your friday morning. back to you. >> thank you. efforts to ease the growing frustration among the millions of victims of hurricane sandy still without power. >> residence in new york and new jersey dealing with dwindling supplies of food, water, and gas. tahman bradley begins our team coverage. >> and you may be gone, but frustration in parts of new york is growing. >> we are going to die. we are going to freeze. >> this manhattan neighborhood, recovery continues at a slow pace. residents feel they have been forgotten. >> the
at a reagan national. 40 degrees at dulles. slowly but steadily the temperatures will rise. 52 degrees by noon. 56 degrees and partly sunny and at 5:00. we will talk about when we will see a little bit of a warm up. but said over to traffic. >> overnight construction crews were able to get out and get to work. outer loop near route 7. 395, let's take a look at the camera. in the southbound direction of duke street at this early hour, there is not much of a delay. you cannot see it and this camera shot. there is where we have activity to the far right. we also have activity on interstate 95 as far as the age of the land. they are getting ready to open the h. o. the lane for commuters. -- hov plan for commuters. bethesda and landover all good. >> we are going to start with morethe aftermath of that super storm sandy. >> thousands of people across the area are still without power this morning. pepco is reporting a handful of outages. the many and reports over 33 outages. bge has roughly 6300 outages right now. martin o'malley is spending another day checking out the miss left behind it. >> out in
does not approach until tuesday. we have 44 african national and 39 at the dulles. 37 degrees in gaithersburg, frederick, and winchester. temperatures will make it into the 50's. we will have more on the seven- day forecast that looks equally as good as the express and a few minutes. >> good morning. it is friday morning. we start of quiet, overnight construction -- they are getting ready to wrap everything up. the outer loop near the toll road where three lanes are closed that has been picked up. 66, we will take a look inside the beltway. it is quiet town. no problems outside the beltway to tell you a bout. a lot of construction on the toll road. on the beltway in the maryland, they did a lot of paving the past few days. there will be uneven pavement until they get done with the surface. you can see there is no delay. west of the frederick area on 270. >> 4:32 rainout. president obama speaking about the potential impact of the fiscal cliff. virginia taking steps to prepare for a worst-case scenario. bob mcdonnell said two weeks to find ways to cut cost. >> of government -- w
:00 this morning. look at those temperatures. 27 in frederick in gaithersburg and dulles. reagan national still above the freezing mark at 35. 25 and the martinsburg. -- 25 in martinsburg. 45 by noon. no big weather problems to prevent you from getting out and voting. which is good news because our coastal storm arrives late tomorrow. more details on that in a minute. we will head to jamie for traffic. >> good morning. chilly, that's for sure. around the beltway and the the the tysons area, still trying to wrap up a lot of work near rte. 7. still construction barrels and the place here as well. traffic had a weight must -- heading away from us. on the outer loop, construction over the northwest branch between 193 in new hampshire avenue. at this early hour, light volume and not much of it delayed. a little bit and even payment to their back to you. -- a little bit of uneven pavement there. back to you. >> president obama and mitt romney spent the last full day of campaigning in a number of states pushing for votes. our team coverage begins with scott thuman in chicago with the obama camp. >> la
today, unbelievable, 71 degrees at reagan national, 70 at dulles and 66 at bwi thurgood marshall, temperatures some 11 degrees above the seasonal average. so a very nice day temperature- wise. we really got a break this weekend. currently 54 at d.c., 48 at baltimore, 60 at fredericksburg this hour, 58 at dulles, 52 at manassas and 46 degrees at culpeper. we're seeing some warm conditions that will last quite a bit into the course of tomorrow at least. look at the national map. al
. >>> the dulles airport has been opened for 50 years today. president john f. kennedy spoke on november 17th, 1962. the aiort is named for former secretary of state john foster dulles. it handled a million passengers in 1956. last year, it saw 23 million passengers. >> grows. >> they say you're a nobody until you have been immortalized in wax. one day. one day. >> coming up, steven colbair is the latest celebrity. >> plus, you are, are you ready, i should say, for next week? not the turkey, but we're talking about the savings. coming up, black friday is turning into black thursday. when you will be able to snatch up all of the big dale deal when is we come back. [ dollar ] that's me. l50858544p. but i'm not just a number. i have a purpose. a higher purpose. [ muffled ] have some respect! not good. oh, man. hello? mm, no! finally -- the buck stops here. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's new hot'n spicy mcchicken. tender, juicy chicken with a crispy, spicy coating. at only a dollar, it's spicy, not pricey. but only for a limited time.
degrees at reagan national airport; 48 at dulles. the same at bwi thurgood marshal. the temperature some 13 to 14- degrees below the seasonal average and that is a good indication of how cool it is and where we should be temperaturewise. currently, the double fours in washington and fredericksburg. baltimore the same, 37 degrees in gaithersburg, cooler there. >> 42 at dulles and mart bins -- martinsburg, 39 degrees at culpepper this hour. the jet stream is letting in the cooler air across the area to the east. a lot of warm air from the south and we're dealing with the remnants of sandy moving out and leaving behind so much of the devastation that it can did. on the west, this is the west coast and this is where we're talking b the storm system developing into next week and that is looks like it's diving to the south andha is looking like it's going up the east coast. for election day, we have some mixed conditions. sunshine to the south, showers to the northwest and a little bit of snow as far as the area to the great lakes is concerned and that is chill around the area. and into thursd
are waking up to pretty decent temperatures. 50 reagan national 49 dulles, 43 in manassas and culpeper and 51 in fredericksburg. today partly cloudy and partly sunny and mild at noon. mostly cloudy by 5:00. high around 67 to 68 degrees this evening before the big drop. we will tell you about the drop with the seven-day but first we have the traffic report. we will start with a look at 395 and duke street in between the cameras an accident southbound on 395 toward duke street on the right side. very light volume of traffic so far on this veterans day. and because it is veterans day no h.o.v. restrictions. american legion bridge moving nicely right now. no problems there. we will look at springfield and see a lighter than normal volume northbound northbound. h.o.v.'s open to all because of the holiday. metrorail saturday service, reduced service on metro bus and no v.r.e. or marc rail. >> it is 5:03 and the scandal continues to involve former c.i.a. doctor david patraeus. a lot of questions surrounding his sudden resignation. a family friend is also involved in the inv
might want to start saving extra change for rides on the dulles toll road. the airport authority will vote today whether to hike tolls by more than $2 over the next three years. it would start with a raise to $2.75. then tolls would jump to $3.50 by 2014 and $4.50 by 2015. it is to fund the silver line to dulles. tolls are expected to account for half of the $5.5 billion price tag. >>> and casino games getting ready for tables just a week after voting in question seven. maryland live is planning to bring in table games and announce when 24-hour gaming will begin. maryland live says the new table games will create another 1,200 jobs, and they plan to launch a free dealer training school, which will open in january. >>> a man locked up for the death of a d.c. cab driver now faces new charges for the murder of a mother in waldorf. officers found david kadeer's body inside his burning cab last week. then a tip connected mebane to the death of teresa bass. she was shot to death while walking along a trail with her husband. the teen lived a half mile from the bass home. neighbors are s
at reagan national airport. 58 dulles. 53 at bwi thurgood marshall. chilly start to the morning. 46 annapolis. 39 baltimore. 42 d.c. dulles at 34. 32 at frederick. cumberland only 27 degrees. today we'll be warming up to about 54, becoming mostly cloudy into the course of the day. light winds. that will continue into the evening as well. winds remaining fairly light. as we head through the course of the week, not bad at all, because the week ahead is looking very pleasant and nice. i'll have a special forecast to let you know in terms of thanksgiving day. we'll let you know what's going on then. back to you. >> thanks, gwen. >>> on to our top story this morning. president obama launched his tower of southeast asia, arrived in bangkok sunday afternoon local time. the president is holding a news conference with the prime minister now. the two leaders are fielding questions from journalists. he is scheduled to sight see, a private meeting with the prime minister and official dinner. the president will visit cambodia also. the visit to my an mar is the first by a sitting president. >>>
national. 40 at dulles. 37 in call -- culpepper and petersburg below freezing. 40 degrees is above the freezing market in terms of warming. not all that warm overall when you look at highs in the upper 40's, around 50 and high should be in the low to mid 60's. we will get some sunshine by this afternoon so you have to look at it with a before spin. over to traffic with jamie. >> a positive spin on the traffic. a lot of construction overnight in the tysons area on the beltway near 123, route 7, braddock road all wrapped up and projects on metrorail, toll road a lot of construction but looking in the dulles area and that looks nice and quiet. no problems on the toll road or 28 leaving sterling to get to the stretch. getting to the beltway interstate 95 out of stafford nothing to report. some construction activity on the maryland beltway still with the arrow board on the left side blocked between new hampshire and university boulevard but no delay. back to you. >> our top story after months of hours before the presidential election. president obama and mitt romney
of the background. 42 degrees at reagan national. 48 at the dulles. 36 in frederick. still plenty of 30's on the map. yesterday we had a record. if you thought it was cold, it was with the impact of the northeast winds. washington dulles had a record yesterday that was a record low high temperature. we got up to 43. that was the coolest guy we have had since 1967. if it feels like it has been cooler than average, it has. for the month of november temperatures are averaging eight degrees below average. we have had 10 days in a row below average. that is the long the street sense march and april in 2011. it really is tightly spun here across parts of new england town. things are improving in new jersey and the new york. to mention what they picked up since midnight, just over 5.5 in new york, new jersey. central park a record 4.3 inches. our forecast for today showing you the system going up to the north. high pressure will build and behind it. it will be breezy today. once the hydra's off to the east we will get what we call return flow on the back of the highs where winds will come in from the south
. taking a look at temperatures. 46 at reagan national. 48 dulles and in the 50's by this afternoon. >> thanks, jackie. 4:30 now. millions of people along the eastern seaboard still without power after super storm sandy. >> a small percentage of them in the area. pepco, literally a couple dozen. they hope to get everybody back online tonight. b.g.e. about 6300 outages in maryland this morning. >> we are seeing small signs of progress in new york and new jersey but still so much work ahead. >> the nation's largest public transit system will begin rolling again this morning, but with limited service. some tunnels and stations remain flood and power is still out in much of downtown. but the lights began to turn back on in some areas near wall street. still, subways won't run yet through the city's financial district. mayor bloomberg announced only vehicles with three or more occupants will be allowed to enter manhattan between 6:00 a.m. and midnight. snuge struggling to recover. -- new jersey is struggling to recover. they are working to clear s
dulles and 48 in frederick. we should see 54 by 9:00 and 63 by noon. the high around 68. another warm one but a big drop it temperatures. we will talk more about the rain in a bit but first we will check traffic traffic. hey, steve. >> we will start with a look at the springfield interchange. moving pretty well. it is veterans day today we have no h.o.v. restrictions on 95 395, 66 or the toll road. over to maryland on the beltway new hampshire avenue we have the road work left over on the left side from college park to silver spring. no delay. we have an incident on the inner loop kenilworth avenue where a trailer separated from its tractor and the activity is on the shoulder. inner loop heading south on 95 and 495 you will see it but it is not causing a delay. a report of an accident on southbound 395 at duke street two right lanes closed. that is the very early morning traffic. >> montgomery county fire department polled these pictures on twitter this morning showing a house engulfed in flames. it started in the 21000 block of we wills we willsville road. the cause is
. >>> tomorrow marks 50 years since dulles international airport first opened to the public. the president chose that location back in 1988. the same architect was behind the iconic air traffic control tower at dulles. >>> still ahead, you can start paying to avoid heavy traffic, backups in at least part of our area tomorrow. that's the idea. more on the beltway's new express lane, next. >>> will it be war in the middle east? israel and palestinian militants have fired hundreds of rockets at each other. we'll have the latest tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> every day, we face challenges. and the purpose of a local news organization is to better equip us to face those challenges, by tracking important news events as they unfold. 9 news, we're everywhere you need us to be. >>> a commuter alert tonight that could make your trip around the beltway a lot smoother. tomorrow, 14 miles of new express lanes open between the dulles toll road and the springfield mixing bowl. there's a toll to ride the lanes unless you have at least three people in the car. you can learn more at and apparentl
:00, expect to pay more when you use the dulles toll road in just a few weeks. >>> a major recall impacting millions of vehicles around the world. >>> in sports tonight, we'll introduce you to a local heavyweight boxer who will put his undefeated record on the line this weekend. up in atlantic city. hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit today. wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for chris
's highs, we hit 65 degrees at reagan national airport. 66 at dulles, 63 at bwi thurgood marshall. it was a very mild day and people did get out to enjoy it hopefully. right now, a cool start to our morning at 45 at reagan national. we've got 40 at dulles, 41 degrees at bwi and some some of our neighborhoods, a cool 36 degrees for culpepper, 34 at cumberland to the west, 40 degrees at -- 43 at gaithersburg. today, winds light with a south otherly flow, bogs us to about 68 degrees. i wouldn't be surprised if some of you even reach the 70-degree mark out there. an absolutely great day to be outside. as far as veterans day is concerned, we're happy to give this big warmup and it's not just for today either. i've got some pretty nice temperatures to talk about as we head through the early part of the week and before we start to see reality changes. but get out and enjoy today and once again, a special salute to all our veterans. thank you for all that you do. melanie? >> thanks, gwen. >>> well, fallout continues in the wake of the resignation of cia director david petraeus. the genera
at reagan national. 41 at dulles. we had a record yesterday. it was the lowest maximum temperature ever recorded. today no records expected. we will see maier morning shower. clearing skies in the afternoon. wind gusts 20-30 m.p.h.. our high between 50 and 55. >> we are starting off with a little activity. virginia, 66. eastbound 66 near the exit for 28 -- we will have more on that as crews arrive. in maryland, a box truck on its side. no. now 95 north of 32. -- northbound i-95 north of 32. southbound lanes are open. no problems right now a round of the beltway. >> thank you so much. 4:42 right now. immigrants rights groups will call on the president to push for immigration reform. >> several supporters of the dream that plan to hold a rally around the white house. they wanted the president to fulfill his promise of passing comprehensive immigration reform. what's it will likely be put on the back burner as they work to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. it could plunge the u.s. economy back into recession. >> it is incumbent the parties work together to avoid the fiscal cliff and lay a
national. 66 in dallas. 64 in culpeper. -- 66 in dulles. clouds will be thickening. delays this evening because clouds and rain. keep that in mind. arrival delays at laguardia to equipment issues. at 6:00, 64 and mostly cloudy. more details on the big drop in your temperatures, a good 20 degrees or so, coming up soon. >> a developing story in columbia, maryland. it gunman left a talk about manager severely injured. sunday morning, two men ambushed him. is recovering from several gunshot wounds. a family of free in anne arundel home after aheir fire. it took rose an hour to knock took them a it fire. enforcing the speed from teh air/ -- the air? virginia state police have from thely 20 tickets air patrol. to 5000 tickets between 2000-2008. montgomery county school superintendent laying out a plan make the nationally renowned to focus onn better than earn just test scores. we have more from brianne carter. 17 months after joining montgomery county public he delivered his first date of the school laying out his vision and for the future. >> we are the opportunity for children. together, we
. anything that will help you start your day better is good. 32 at dulles. 32 and manassas. check out petersburg, 27 . 10 to 15 degrees colder. 45 to 50 degrees. and our seven-day forecast featuring 50's into the early part of the weekend. we have been talking about the coastal storm. it looks less likely it will get close enough to bring us any rain. but maybe a shower on sunday, other was just a few clouds. let us check on traffic with steve. good morning. >> let us take a look at a map in prince william county virginia. an accident closing southbound or eastbound prince william county at wellington and rd. it looks like everything is open a. take a look at the beltway. new hampshire avenue, they picked up the road work. no delays around the beltway. all the overnight roadwork also being picked up. and near springfield, things are moving smoothly. all the way up to 395 across the 14th street bridge into town. >> thank you. your giving me the chance to win thousands of dollars in free groceries. >> perfect this time of year especially. from now until wednesday -- thursday watch for t
at a rate in national. 35 at dulles. look at all of the 20's. 29 in charlottesville. 38 in quantico. a little weak disturbance is nearby. that is bringing in the cloudiness. some sunny breaks can be expected today, but it will be another cool one. your seven-day coming up in a minute. let's check on traffic. >> we had a report of an accident on the inner loop of the beltway after river road. the inner loop after river road you can see it is not too bad. not any evidence of delays just yet. on the beltway ever read. it still looks pretty good. you want to watch out for that. in springfield we see >> -- we see traffic moving smoothly. all of the road work is picked up. a friend everything open on the stretch of the beltway in montgomery county in silver spring. roadwork being up, right now most of it is on the way out. >> thank you some much. our top story texas to prince george's county with investigation texas to a shooting that happened in riverdale. >> on 63rd avenue, a man inside the house pointed a gun at him. the deputy shot and killed a man. jay korff has more. >> police say w
after yesterday's holiday. and pretty good near dulles airport. route 28 moving smoothly. but keep in mind, with the rain e-mail to give yourself extra time. back to you. >> thank you very much. new details in the sex scandal involving the cia official. late monday night they the charlotte n.c., of his mistress. >> we have learned the pentagon is investigating another military official in the case. >> and a new twist, the pentagon now says that the top american commander in afghanistan donald john allen is under investigation for sending allegedly improper e-mails. kelly the florida woman that triggered the investigation that forced him to resign. they are reviewing between 20,000 and 30,000 documents involved. john allen denies any wrongdoing. agents by nearly five hours at the home of impala broadwell this after the fbi told abc news they discovered thousands of e- mails between her and him detailing the affair. >> and his universe this moral failing is unacceptable and renders them on worthy of continuing this position. >> you can do it for the summer. part of an fbi investiga
than that. same story at dulles airport. notice the arrows on the screen indicating that northwest of the .low cannot shake the cool wind coming out of the north. we will continue to experience the route next week. temperatures will remain below average. 53 in the district, 51 at dulles airport. notice how it cools down in the northwest. 53 in annapolis. warm air down to the south. here is a look at the visible satellite. today is the sunniest day we since sandy came into town. think we will see even more sunshine into the weekend, so make it feel a bit nicer outside. at least psychologically, because temperatures will not be all that different. sprinkles to the west. a few snowflakes on the western facing slopes in allegany. nothing for us until perhaps or wednesday of next week. with that and dealing .orthwesterly flow be below average, the mid 50's. about 10 degrees below average. 55 for the weekend appeared we cannot rule out a sprinkle. overnight tonight, it will be down in the night, everywhere within downtown cluster to 40. breezy at times for the first part of the week. a s
mix in winds -- it doesn't feel that warm when you mix in winds. 46 at bwi marshall and dulles. 48 at reagan national. cold front is pushing across the bay and dragging with it the clouds and rain. if it is not raining at your house, i'm looking at southern maryland down towards colonial beach there in virginia, you will be getting some rain shortly. most of the area will get a tenth of an un. of rain, maybe a quarter inch of rain. check out your daytime high. about 50 damage if we're lucky. it will be windy and much cooler this afternoon. >> wasn't it like this last week? >> yeah, we had a cool week. >> we know what this is like. >> easy come, easy go. >> there you go. >> time now to check in with julie wright to see what is happening with the early, early morning commute as well get ready to head back to work today. >> easy come, easy go. are you talking about the weather or your wallet? >> both. a combination of the two. >> especially when the kids are involved, right? >> that's right. waking up to wet pavement. allow extra time out here on
and short- lived. we are just deal with clouds for at dulles, 36 in in winchester.32 t your express forecast, mostly skies and 44 degrees at 9:00, 51 by noon. i think we will get some more than yesterday. by 5:00, partly cloudy and 53 degrees. that's the latest on the forecast. let's see how things are moving on the streets with steve hershorn. >> moving pretty well. the beltway at colesville road, moving smoothly. no road work left. you should find everything open. inner loop towards college park, loop westbound all we're bridge, looksgion pretty good. still seeing road work at the bridge on canal road if you headed inbound from towards georgetown, side ofind the right affected and a turn on to the key bridge. inbound the bridge into the are ok., you so far, no delays try to get past that. briefly approach in the work zone. springfield, looks good so far. 95 n street 95 moving smoothly. just reported broken-down outbound 395 near route 1 crystal city. police are looking for that. back to you. >> thank you. we will check in with jummy olabanji at the desk in the newsroo
and dulles airports and overseeing the civil line to dulles rail project. the -- silver line to dulles rail project. the president and chairman stepped up to comment on this latest slap. >> we take the issues and concerns in this report very seriously. >> the audit found an i.t. vice president and his staffers accepted more than 25 free trips from a company with major contract with the authority and a human resources vp who was supervising relatives. >> it appears that some of the issues and incidents are a one time isolated event that occurred in the past and have been dealt with. >> the authority says it has already instituted some ethics reforms including terminating noncompeting contracts involving former board members, but the audit said it found a culture of lax internal controls that allowed managers to award excessive salaries, unjustified hiring bonuses and ineligible benefits. in a statement governor bob mcdonnell said unfortunately actions on the part of certain members of the board of directors, a general lack of transparency and accountability and employee misconduct have jeopa
. >> thank you. driving along the dushgs dulles toll road will cost you more. today they voted to raise polls by 50 cents next year and another 757 cents a year after -- 75 cents the year after. adds up to a difference of $30 a month. >>> and just a reminder those new express lanes open in virginia on saturday. the 14 miles of toll lanes stretch from about the dulles toll road on to the springfield mixing bowl. want to know more about the pricing, go to >> we value the number of you who tune in to watch us. tonight we're learning the people in northern virginia are learning another valuable local news source after 143 years under various names now known as the manassass news and messenger will be closing at the end of the year. bought by warren buffett's world media enterprises and doesn't think it can make them profitable. 105 people will lose their jobs. >>> we learned about the death of university of maryland professor or michael du monceau. he was killed when his jeep hit a flatbed truck. no charges have been filed in the accident. >> very sad. >>> coming our way at 7:00, plas
to it and we'll start with numbers that are currently in the low 50s. 52degrees. 52 at dulles. bwi marshall, 41 degrees. if you get the cheering, it doesn't take a lot to get the temperatures back into the 40s. 40s to the north and east this morning. cold front, you can see it there on the left-hand side of your screen. it will be approaching. might be a little early sunshine. we'll cloud up quickly. most of your day shoulded cloudy. the rain will get in here. it will be here for tomorrow morning's commute. and by tomorrow, we'll struggle to get to 50. so you get the idea that we'll have a little reinforcing shot of some cooler air. enjoy today. there you go. cool conditions to start your day. most had cloudy this afternoon. highs in the upper 60s. >> we knew it couldn't last forever. >> you got it. >> time now to check in with julie wright to see what is happening on the early, early morning commute. >> that is so funny that you said ffer. i got out of the car and i was listening to make it last forever. although i think keith and i were talking about two different things. -- that is so funny
of this week we're going to stay in the low 50s. cooler than average after our warmer days. dulles 70. bwi up to 69. and down to 63 now. but you can sure see the beginning of the front is. 37 in cincinnati. 34 in chicago. we're hard pressed to find much in the way of warmer air as colder air moving across the nation behind this frontal boundary. we've had the clouds and the beginning of lighter sprinkles and showers starting to run up and into northern virginia here. most of us this hold off until later tonight. i expect we'll see the showers moving through to 11:00. and linger into the first part of tomorrow before getting out of town. check out the future cast. give you an idea of the time line. and maybe snow on the western edge of it. coming through the nighttime hours. 11:00 seeing that through the district. by 7:00 in the morning, wet commute. pick up a quarter inch of rain. some of you in these areas might get a little more. and by noon, most of us this east of 95. and the sun is coming out on the other side of the beltway. sunny afternoon. and winds out of the northwest may blow to 10
to be prepared. so to use the express lanes between the mixing bowl and the dulles toll road you need to have an ez pass or flex pass if you plan to carpool. >> reporter: i'm peggy fox in tysons corner. the drive into this busy place could be a lot easier come saturday when the express lanes open up, but you're going to need an ez pass. if you commute with three or more people on board, you can ride free as long as you have a flex pass. anyone who has an ez pass or smart tag can use the new express lanes which run both directions from springfield to the dulles access road. >> i think it's great. >> reporter: there are new entrance and exit ramps exclusively for the express lanes. two go in and out of busy tysons corner. the tolls vary. the more crowded, the more expensive in order to keep traffic slowing on the express lanes at or above 45 miles per hour. the tolls may be as high as $10 each way unless you'll be carpooling or on a bus. >> flex, i think i can use the same one, right? >> reporter: no. you'll need a flex pass if you'll be hov-ing with three on board. then it's free. peggy fox
of dulles airport. a disruptive passenger forced a pilot to declare an emergency just before that plane landed at dulles. it happened on united flight 662 which took off from denver, colorado. the plane landed safely about two hours ago. according to wtop radio, witnesses say the passenger was yelling and playing in the aisle. airport officials say medical staff took him in for evaluation. he's now at a hospital. >>> also tonight, an 18-year-old is in custody accused of beating an elderly blind woman. the victim's daughter and neighbors are reacting to the robbery that's rattled their upscale neighborhood. darcy spencer joins us from northwest d.c. >> reporter: i was able to speak to the victim's daughter off camera this evening. she tells me she was able to visit her mom in the hospital. the good news here? she is going to make a recovery. the family says they're very pleased with the exceptional police work that led to this arrest. the daughter of an 81-year-old woman who was robbed and beaten in her own home tells news4 she'll be okay. the victim has lived here for decades and while
on the dulles toll road. the med poll tan washington airport authorities voted to raise rates in 2013. that extra money will help pay for the phase 2 of the metro rail extension to dulles airport. >> brian, that's tonight's fox 5 top 5. >>> turn on the heat. you're going to need it tonight. >> i have good news for you. >> yep. >> snow shoe e-mailed us saying they're going to open early, next wednesday. i'm not sure how many trails they'll have open but they have so muchsnow since sandy was there this is the second time that they have been able to open so early in the last ten years. >> i know a lot of areas were disaster areas. >> people could not get out there. >> things seem to have been restored and snow shoe wants to capitalize. may keep your furnace a little busy tonight >> it's quite chilly out there no wind. that means that temperatures can get even a little bit cooler. we had a couple of spots already down into the upper 20s last hour. so let's check and see where we stand right now in terms of where the temperatures are and where the nation is in terms of this cold air. we ar
on a dulles toll road come the new year. airports authority voted today to raise the cost for the next two years beginning on january 1st. the toll at the main plaza will go up 50 cents to $2.75. then the year after that, the main toll had rise again to $3.50. most of that money will be used to help pay for the silver line metro rail extension to dulles airport. >>> we now have a clearer picture of how the passage of question 7 will impact maryland's newest casino. maryland live plans to add 125 tables for blackjack and roulette. that will bring 1200 new dealer jobs to the casino. only slots and electronic games were allowed before the gambling expansion passed. they expect all of the new games to be in place by early spring. >> george washington university has lost its coveted high ranking as one of the top universities in the country. u.s. news and world report claims they inflated the standings of the incoming students by 20 percentage points. the magazine removed the school from its ranking as number 51 on the list. university will have an unranked status until the 2014 best college pu
't, because they have played with the story for last 20 years. >> how about driving on the dull he is toll road. it is going to cost more. airport authority has approved hikes in the toll fees, 50 cents starting in january of this year. and another 75 cents in january of 2014. >> well, that's not -- people will complain and they'll pay and they will grumble all the way, and they don't like it. they'll get the money. >> well, i look at it this way. 50 cents next year. 75, a quarter more. 75 cents a year 2014. mark my word, 2016, almost up to $5, toward their other project that will hinge on how much money they collect on the dull he is toll road. >> we should say what the money is going for. >> we get the silver line out to -- >> remember, the controversy out of loudoun county about that. people held hearings on what this money is going to go toward. will it go toward the silver line? >> the increase in january of 2014 is another 75 cents, not another quarter. last topic, bob mcdonald. didn't do really well, the republicans lost in virginia, but bob mcdonald, very high poll ratings, accordi
and the dulles toll road. here's the promise. you'll be able to go at least 45 miles per hour even at rush hour, and that is thanks to varying tolls that change based on congestion and could cost as much as $1 a mile. you'll need an ez pass to ride the lanes, and you can avoid the toll by getting an ez pass flex and car pooling with three or more people. the lane is open to one special driver today. santa will ride the lanes in a tesla roadster convertible on his way to his workshop at tyson's corner. >>> soon you'll be able to find out about delays on metro as you are entering the station. the transit agency is installing flat screen displays at the entrances to stations that will show time, broken escalators, and the status of all five lines. all the screens should be up and showing realtime information by the end of the year. >>> and you can already plan for some delays this weekend on four of metro's five lines. starting tonight at 10:00, there will be single tracking on the red line between takoma and forest glen and between stadium armory and addison road on the blue line. tonight and sun
of the road. we hope it's not for much longer. near dulles airport, looking good. on the toll road to, light volume. in springfield, looks good all the way from dale city to springfield and 395 to the 14th street bridge. >> thank you. if you plan to use metro this weekend, trains will be single- tracking between takoma and forest glenn. blue line trains will do the same between stadium-armory and addison road. that is 10:00 tonight until closing on sunday. tonight and sunday only, orange line trains will single track between east and west falls church. saturday only, blue and yellow line trains will single track between the pentagon or rather between pentagon city and reagan national airport. the beltway's new express lanes in northern virginia will open officially tomorrow. >> virginia police will be in full force looking for violators. several things you need to know about new traffic patterns and how to use the new toll lanes. for answers, go to our web site brianne carter will have live reports starting in our next hour. >> the house transportation committee will review a recen
lanes from the beltway to springfield and north of the dulles toll road. motorists and cars of three more people can use it free. the cost will run between 3 and $k is. and it's less during offpeek hours. aaa expects the lanes will be tracked with thanksgiving travelers this year. more than 1 million people expected to travel more than 50 miles, most on the roads. the air travel is expected to increase this -- decrease this year and they're finding better deals. >>> a local water company looking to save trees. the washington suburban sanitary commission going green and offering paperless bills. once you register, wssc will send you an e-mail when the bill's ready. you have to pay it online and can you do so without a fee. >>> coming up next on the news edge six, house flipping is back. d.c.'s a people spot. some tips on how you can perhaps cash in. first, it's world record day. and one group of women set a new record by cramming themselves inside a mini cooper. 28 women squeeze and twisted themselves into the tiny interior. they had to stay inside the car. all doors and windows shut
at dulles, 42 at reagan national, gaithersburg, 39 in martinsburg. we will be warming slowly today. 51 by noon and 55 degrees at 5:00. more sunshine in the seven-day forecast. let's check on traffic with steve hershorn. the beltway, new hampshire delay, stay to the left as you had passed 95 and around to newnd hampshire avenue. delays around the beltway. some leftover roadwork, the virginia side, several works owns overnight. ,95 northbound and southbound are in the process of picking that up. bad.not too in springfield, hov lanes are open. from dale city to springfield. 395, 14th street bridge, lanes are open. is open in springfield as well. back to you. >> thank you. begin with good news for new yorkers trying to recover from sandy. the electric company is scheduled to restore power to manhattan by saturday if. >> mayor bloomberg announced water and meals will be distributed tyndareus around the city. tahman bradley has more on the efforts in new york city and new jersey. >> and the may be gone, but frustration is growing. >> we are going to freeze. >> this manhattan neighborhood, re
for this. >> the president didn't bring his a game. >> he was just so dull. >> he looked tired to me. >> romney won hands down. >> he was very, very bad last night. >> jon: there is no red america there is no blue america there is only the america that can't believe how bad this guy did in the debate. how bad was the defeat o bama lost despite mitt romney doing this. >> i'm sorry, i will stop the sub sid to pgs. i like big board, i like few, but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for it. >> jon: mother [bleep] fired big board. america's favorite nonfried bird. he fired big board and won. beloved children's character. romney could have water boarded aladdin, put down blue, deported dora the explorer. and still won walking away. romney won with the sound up. >> your title of the president of your own airplane, house and facts. >> jon: romney won with the sound off. dude, he's yelling at you. look up. look up! what are you looking at? what are you writing that's so important? what are you doing-- oh, that's not-- oh, i didn't realize that
ready to pay more to drive on the dulles toll road. rates will go up in 2013 and will go up another 75 cents. the current one-way fair for the full lengths of the rod is 2.25 there are. all of that money will be used to help faye for phase 2 of the expansion to the dulles airport >>> maryland lawmakers are asking president obama to declare a major disaster in the state following super storm sandy. the state's congressional delegation wrote the president a letter asking for a declaration. it would allow assistance from fema. in new york, a class action lawsuit has been filed against two utility companies. the long island power authority and national grid are accused of breach of contract, gross negligence and fraud for response to the power outages. the suit claims that the companies were unprepared, gross mismanagement. the lawsuit comes as tens of thousands of homes are still without power. fox's molly lyon has the story. >> we will not tolerate delays in this lawsuit. >> new york city mayor bloomberg says that seven new restoration centers will open and will offer one-stop service, p
# at reagan national. 35 this morning out at dulles and 39 at bwi marshall. still with temperatures up a little bit from yesterday when we were bottoming out around 30 at both lles and bwi marshall, it will be another cold one with highs in the upper 40s to about 50. -- 42 at reagan national. >> thank you. >>> time now to check in with julie wright. >> not a lot happening on our roads right now. traffic volume very light and working in our favor. lanes are open continuing inbound new york avenue at bladensburg headed from northeast to northwest. light traffic volume here. lanes are open conning from pennsylvania avenue out to 295. still an easy go so far on the beltway here at university boulevard. traffic flowing freely continuing past colesville road. inner loop of the beltway good to go as well from silver spring around towards college park. 95 and 295 quiet from b wait a minute marshall to the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. e traffic. >>> new this morning, get ready to pay more to drive on the dulles toll road. the metropolitan washington airports authority
on the dulles toll road could double over the next three years. the airport authority will vote on whether to approve the hike today. it would start with a 50 cent raise next year to $2.75. then tolls would jump to $3.50 by 2014 and $4.50 by 2015. the hike is primarily to help fu fund the construction of metro's silver line to dulles. tolls are expected to account for half of the line's $5.6 billion price tag. >> a traffic alert for drivers in d.c. crews are repaving pennsylvania avenue to prepare for the inauguration. they're expected to prepare a stretch of pennsylvania avenue between 3rd and 14th streets northwest. most of the paving will happen overnight and should take about ten days to complete. the inauguration is monday, january 21st. >>> today former d.c. councilman kwame brown will begin six months of house arrest. a judge sentenced brown yesterday on a bank fraud charge. he pleaded guilty earlier this year to overstating his income when he applied for bank loans. he resigned from the d.c. council this summer. brown also received two years probation and has to complete 400 hours
the nomination. >>> military jets were called in to escort a plane to dulles international after a pilot declared an emergency moments before landing. united flight 662 was coming to washington from denver last night. police say a passenger disregarded landing instructions by praying in the aisle. that flight landed safely with no one hurt. the passenger was taken away for evaluation. >>> new this morning, a search for five teenagers whom d.c. police believe shot a man on buena vista terrace southeast near the d.c.-maryland line. the man is in critical condition. police plebelieve all five teenagers may be armed. police also found a sweatshirt with a gun magazine near the scene. >>> this morning the wilson county sheriff's department is asking you to help find two men involved in home burglaries. jonathan warren on the left side and william harper on the right. the men are wanted in connection with multiple home burglaries in waldorf since october. they allegedly stole cash, guns, and other electric flionicelect. the men are considered armed and dangerous. if you see them or know anything about t
george's county. reporting live in arlington. >>> heads up if you're planning to take the dulles airport road next week. drainage installation road work and that means overnight closures and the eastbound lanes to the exit to route 123 ask the dulles connector road will start closing at 9:00 monday night and last through 5:00 a.m. saturday. eastbound airport access traffic will be on the dulles connector road. all part of the dulles corridor and metro rail project. >>> food trucks are a lunchtime fixture for thousands of d.c. employees who work downtown. as derek ward explains, it's threatening to put them out of business. >> reporter: the food trucks have seemed to multiply over the past couple of years. you can get just about anything. >> i just tasted some beef brisket from the barbecue truck down there. >> reporter: but many vaendors what they're getting is squeezed from d.c. regulatory agency and the city's department of transportation. >> no idea of balancing needs just we're not seeing eye to eye on that. >> reporter: the guidelines for where the vendors could set up. they circle
approaching the dulles toll road. this is closer to sunrise valley drive. the northbound lanes are blocked by a three-vehicle crash in that area. still seeing delays grow as you travel northbound on fairfax county parkway. i would skip it, avoid it and take reston parkway instead. let's head over right now to 395. earlier at glebe, had an accident in the right shoulder lane. your travel lanes are open as you make your way to the 14th street bridge. nice, clear commute as you head into the district, traveling about 56 miles per hour. the drive in total will take you 12 minutes. i'm back in ten. aaron, back to you. >>> you may have better luck driving today than flying. hundreds of flights cancelled and delayed because of that storm in the northeast. megan mcgrath live at reagan national airport with one couple trying to make it to a military event? >> reporter: right. the military event they're going to is in new york city. unfortunately, they're trying to get from fresno to new york. they've been moved around, transferred, cancelled, rebooked a couple of different times and they're worried
, extra time. so far it is early. we will head over to the springfield interchange. the dulles toll road near 28, things moving slowly. here.volume brief look of the springfield should findwere you moving fairly smoothly. volume across the ocoquan. 395, good up to and across the bridge.eet >> thank you. superstorm sandy may be having impact on the christmas tree crop. this pharmacist thousands of christmas trees damaged by the storm. many of the trees were ordered residents in the area. is refunded almost of its orders. .:15, 44 degrees up, we are giving you to wake up and be informed. out about our iphone at. what are being called are worst songs ever. ♪ maybe it is bad, but in this popular. herebecca black, friday. tens of millions watched it. to be a contender. >> is thanksgiving ♪ \ westbrook.nicola already 4 million views. likeannot sell you do not that song. is cute. >> i say congratulations to she has done a great job. gma.ill be on >> we want to offer you a more pleasant sound to wake up to. voice.eve part of our new i found out. to leonike to wake up harris? now you can. you
into the lower 70s. that would really be a bonus. temperatures right now for reagan and dulles and bwi all in the 40s, 45 degrees in town and a couple 40-degree readings for dulles and for bwi marshall. it's getting cold in the suburbs now. you can see temperatures are dropping down to the 30s out there, frederick 34 degrees, dulles 40, manassas already down to 36 degrees, culpeper the same, winchester 37 degrees. clear skies, light winds, high pressure building in, so temperatures are dropping and they'll continue to drop out there as well. i didn't believe earlier this evening that we would be able to get down into the low, low 30s and possibly the upper 20s, but at the rate that some of these numbers are going, i think that's going to be possible, but a real dry atmosphere. so we start off coal. we'll warm up nicely -- cold. we'll warm up nicely back above normal, plenty of sunshine. high pressure is building in and stays with us this weekend. it shifts off a little sunday. basically that means warmer, temperatures in the upper 60s sunday, pretty good amounts of sunshine, an upper cloud
accountable. the airport's authority has a big job running national and dulles airports and overseeing the silver line to dulles rail projects. the president and chairman stepped up to comment on this. >> we take the issues and concerns in this report seriously. >> reporter: the audit found an i.t. vice president and his staffers accepted more than 25 free trips from a company with a major contract with the authority. and a human resources . have a good day. p. who was supersizing relatives. >> appears that some of the issues and incidents are a one- time isolated event that occurred in the past and have been dealt with. >> reporter: the authority said it instituted some ethics reforms, including terminating non-competing contracts involving former board members. the audit said it found a culture of lax internal controls that allowed managers to award excessive salaries, unjustified hiring bonuses and ineligible benefits. in a statement, the governor said unfortunately actions on the part of certain board of members, a general lack of transparency and accountability and employee miscon
: the airport authority has a big job running national and dulles airport and overseeing the silver line to dulls rail project. >> we take the issues and concerns in this report very seriously. >> the audit found an it vice president and his staffers accepted more than 25 free trips from a company with a major contract with the authority. and the human resources vp who was supervising relatives. >> it appears some of the incidents are one-time isolated events that occurred in the past and have been dealt with. >> the authority says it has already instituted some ethics reform including terminating noncompeting contracts involving former board members but the audit said it found a culture of lax internal controls that allowed managers to award excessive salaries, unjustified hiring bonuses and ineligible benefits. >> in a statement they said unfortunately a general lack of transparency and accountability and employee misconduct have jeopardized the public's confidence in the authority's ability to ethically manage its critical assets and complete the dulles rail project. >> we will use th
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